Best Adult Diapers to Stay Confident and Active This Season and All Year Long

Seasons change, and people change. There may be a time when you may think, “I don’t wear adult diapers.” But when you become fearful of heavy leaks when leaving the house, you may reconsider using them. Pads and liners can be helpful for some, but adult diapers may be the best solution. 

There is nothing wrong with wearing adult diapers. People of all ages manage incontinence and use adult diapers to stay active. 

Fall is a reminder of change and adjustment to new situations. Adults who manage incontinence may find their needs change too. Perhaps you notice leaks and realize it’s time to try a new product. If your current product is not working, consider a different adult diaper. Better diapers can allow you the freedom and confidence to enjoy this season and the seasons ahead.  

How Do You Find the Best Adult Diaper?

No matter where you are in your incontinence journey, products are available.

You may ask, what diaper is best for adults? 

It depends on the brand and your needs. 

There are many styles and brands available. Understand the diaper's fit, absorbency, and odor protection to help you determine which one will work the best. 

How long can an adult diaper last? 

The answer depends on the brand and the user. This season, learn about the top adult diapers to use.

MEGAMAX Adult Diapers

MEGAMAX is the superhero of adult diapers. MEGAMAX offers up to 12 hours of protection for urine and bowel leaks. MEGAMAX is the only adult diaper with 12 hours (overnight) protection. 

MegaMax Adult Diapers

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Absorbency
The average bladder can hold up to 16 ounces of liquid. MEGAMAX can hold up to 42 ounces (over 5 cups). In comparison to other brands, MEGAMAX is the winner in absorbency. 

Backing
MEGAMAX offers a super-strong, waterproof plastic exterior. If you are managing heavy bowel leaks, get an adult diaper with a plastic backing. The plastic controls odors and prevents sagging when the diaper is full. 

Odor Control
The plastic backing helps to contain odors from heavy urine and bowel voids. 

Protection
MEGAMAX is the best for heavy to total urinary and bowel incontinence. Its core wicks away wetness from the body, keeping the skin dry. 

Benefits & Features:

  • Super-strong refastenable tabs

  • Unisex

  • Improved sizing with elastic in the front and rear waistbands 

  • Available in black, white, blue, pink, and tie-dye 

“MEGAMAX Briefs are amazing. The capacity is top-notch. The absorbency has kept up all night. The black color gives me confidence. If the diaper peaks over the top of my clothing, it is not easily noticeable under dark clothing.”

- Charles E., Verified Buyer of NorthShore

MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Adult Diapers with Tabs

If you are looking for a lighter but still dependable adult diaper with tabs, then consider MEGAMAX AirLock Lites. They offer the same great qualities as MEGAMAX AirLock Briefs with slightly less absorbency while also being lighter and less bulky.

MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Adult Diapers with Tabs

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Absorbency
MEGAMAX AirLock Lites hold up to 30 ounces of liquid. 

Backing
MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Briefs offer a soft, waterproof, breathable backing with a plastic frontal landing zone for refastenable adhesive tabs

Odor Control
MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Briefs offer excellent odor protection for urinary and bowel voids.

Protection
MEGAMAX AirLock Lite Briefs offer up to 6 hours of protection.

Benefits & Features:

  • Tall stand-up leak guards 

  • Refastenable tape tabs with plastic frontal landing zone

  • Elastic waistbands in the front and rear 

  • Improved sizing & comfort for better fit

“These are the best cloth-backed diapers I have ever purchased. The tapes are rock solid and I also noticed the moisture wicking is pretty phenomenal. My partner has also said these look very discrete and that it’s very hard to tell I’m wearing a brief. All in all these are my new favorite daytime go-to briefs.”

- Patrick S., Verified Buyer of NorthShore

Supreme Diapers for Adults 

If you are looking for a premium adult diaper with comfort and protection, consider Supreme Tab-Style Briefs. They offer a special Microsorb lining that wicks away wetness that keeps skin dry. 

Supreme Diapers for Adults

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Absorbency
Supreme Briefs can hold up to 42 ounces. 

Backing
Supreme offers a smooth, waterproof plastic exterior that contains odors and prevents sagging.  

Odor Control 
Supreme Briefs offer a heavy-duty plastic backing to help with odors and sagging. 

Protection
The brief offers up to 8 hours of protection. Supreme is a reliable diaper for daytime or overnight protection.

Benefits & Features:

  • Tall stand-up leaks guards for added leakage protection

  • Wide coverage in the front and rear

  • Unisex

"I've tried almost every brand of adult diaper out there, and the NorthShore Supreme is among the best I have worn. They absorb urine incredibly well! I never feel wet or soggy wearing them. I always feel dry and comfy.” 

- Ian J., Verified Reviewer of NorthShore 

GoSupreme Pull-on Diapers

If you are looking for pull up style diapers, there are options for you. Adult pull-ons are more comfortable and absorbent than they were ten years ago. GoSupreme is a top pull-on diaper for urinary and bowel containment. 

Today adult pull-on diapers have the best wicking technology, comfort, and fit. 

GoSupreme Pull-on Diapers

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Absorbency
GoSupreme holds up to 38 ounces of liquid. 

Backing
GoSupreme Protective Underwear offers a soft, waterproof, breathable backing. The backing is ideal for individuals with sensitive skin.

Odor Control 
Excellent for urinary and bowel voids.

Protection
It offers individuals up to 8 hours of protection. 

Benefits & Features: 

  • Smaller leg openings

  • Dual leak guards for added leakage protection 

  • Strong, comfortable waistband

  • Unisex

“I tried three different types of adult diapers. GoSupreme Underwear is by far the best. They were comfortable and did not leak after wearing them for over 4 hours. I highly recommend this underwear.” 

- Karen S., Verified Buyer of NorthShore 

GoSupreme Lite Adult Pull Ups

To finish up, we have the lighter version, GoSupreme Lite Protective Underwear. This underwear is a great daytime option for individuals who may not need as much absorbency. 

GoSupreme Lite Adult Pullups

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Absorbency
GoSupreme Lite holds up to 28 ounces of liquid.

Backing
GoSupreme Lite offers a soft, waterproof, breathable cloth-like backing. Ideal for individuals with sensitive skin. 

Odor Control
Excellent for urinary and bowel voids.

Protection
The underwear offers up to 6 hours of protection. A reliable product to use during the day. 

Benefits & Features: 

  • Dual leak guards

  • Discreet fit

  • Comfortable waistband

  • Unisex

"Great, great, great. Give this one a try. They last longer and give more protection."

- Lydia F., Verified Buyer of NorthShore 


NorthShore Adult Diapers Comparison Chart

Fall adult diapers comparison chart with sizes, protection, style and more

Seasons and people change. During your journey with incontinence, your needs may change as well. Select an adult diaper that works for your situation. MEGAMAX and Supreme Briefs are customer favorites. GoSupreme Underwear is a dependable adult pull up that helps with moderate to heavy incontinence. The right product is out there. It can help you stay active and confident this season and the rest of the year.

First Order offer available, learn more. Shop these adult diapers online at NorthShore.com, or call us at (800) 563-0161. 


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